Who Killed Captain Kirk?
Comics have been an integral part of Star Trek, from the first
Gold Key Comics in 1967 to Marvel Comics which picked up the
license in 1979 and ran until 1982, after which DC Comics continued
the adventures of the Enterprise with writers like Diane Duane and
In this episode of Literary Treks hosts Matthew Rushing and Dan
Gunther talk about Peter David’s Who Killed Captain Kirk?. We
discuss old comic series, Aspiring to Angels, taking a turn,
confusion, a Kirk question, what does Bearclaw do?, an interesting
conversation, a wedding, Dante’s Inferno, You’re Dead, Jim, another
shift, it’s Finnegan, ratings and final thoughts.
Matthew Rushing and Dan Gunther
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive
Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt
(Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard
Marquez (Production Manager) Will Nguyen (Content Manager) Ken
Tripp (Associate Producer) Will Nguyen (Associate Producer)
Brandon-Shea Mutala (Associate Producer) Bruce Gibson (Associate
The Weather Report (00:01:35)
Feature: Who Killed Captain Kirk?
Old Comic Series (00:05:09)
Aspiring to Angels (00:07:12)
Takes a Turn (00:16:16)
Kirk Question (00:26:12)
What Does Bearclaw Do? (00:29:16)
Interesting Conversation (00:31:00)
A Wedding (00:35:26)
Dante’s Inferno (00:36:42)
You’re Dead, Jim (00:43:43)
Another Shift (00:48:12)
It’s Finnegan (00:51:59)
Final Thoughts (01:00:21)
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